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Questions relating to the general UX field, such as career, academic aspects, its relation to other fields and disciplines, and other topics that relate to the field as a whole.

UX is a very multi-disciplinary field, touching and overlapping with many other fields from different areas of the industry and the academy. Questions regarding those overlaps, or questions concerned with the general UX theory and practice, are tagged with ux-field.

Examples of questions for this tag:

  • What's the difference between Graphical Design / Information Architecture / Human Factors Engineering / ... - and UX?
  • Is it important for a UX person to know HTML?
  • How does Cognitive Psychology contribute to being a great UX specialist?
  • What should be considered when hiring a UX professional?